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Title: James Noel Francis - Guardsman
Post by: liver007 on Sunday 02 December 18 15:19 GMT (UK)
 I Hope someone can help me, I am carrying out some family research in behalf of a friend.  She tells me that a relative on her motherís side served during WW2 with a Guards Regiment possibly either the Coldstream or Grenadier Guards.  All I have is James Noel Francis DOB: jan 1913 Grimsby. I am sorry for the lack of detail.  It is a long shot.

Keith
Title: Re: James Noel Francis - Guardsman
Post by: CaroleW on Sunday 02 December 18 16:12 GMT (UK)
WW2 records are still with the MoD

www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=651361.0
Title: Re: James Noel Francis - Guardsman
Post by: jennifer c on Sunday 02 December 18 16:19 GMT (UK)
If he died in Lambeth 1982 born 25/12/1912 mmn Buxton

Marriage 1904 Grimsby Maria Buxton James William Francis

Jennifer
Title: Re: James Noel Francis - Guardsman
Post by: JJen on Sunday 02 December 18 16:25 GMT (UK)
James Noel Francis
Death Date - 30 Jan 1982
Cremation - 8 Feb 1982, Southwark, London

JJ
Title: Re: James Noel Francis - Guardsman
Post by: jennifer c on Sunday 02 December 18 18:02 GMT (UK)
Children of Maria nee Buxton all born Grimsby

William Bennett 1905
Agatha Georgina 1906
Winifred May 1908
Mary Amanda 1911
James Noel 1912
Cecily Hannah 1915
George Joseph 1917

At one time they lived at 299 Weelsby Street Grimsby Maria was born c.1885 ? Yorkshire

Jennifer
Title: Re: James Noel Francis - Guardsman
Post by: jennifer c on Sunday 02 December 18 18:10 GMT (UK)
Agatha Georgina Francis married 1923 Grimsby to James J Armstrong

1939 index has them living in Pewsey Wiltshire
dates of birth Agatha 20/3/1906 James 25/11/1901

James was a car fitter and motor engineer

Jennifer
Title: Re: James Noel Francis - Guardsman
Post by: jennifer c on Sunday 02 December 18 18:27 GMT (UK)
Mary Amanda died 1918 aged 6

Looks like Maria born 8/8/1885 is a mental patient at the Kesteven County Asylum Lincs. (Widow) in 1939 index

Jennifer
Title: Re: James Noel Francis - Guardsman
Post by: *Sandra* on Friday 07 December 18 09:50 GMT (UK)


Duplicate thread -

https://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=804639.new#new

Sandra
Title: Re: James Noel Francis - Guardsman
Post by: liver007 on Friday 07 December 18 13:15 GMT (UK)
Mary Amanda died 1918 aged 6

Looks like Maria born 8/8/1885 is a mental patient at the Kesteven County Asylum Lincs. (Widow) in 1939 index

Jennifer

Jennifer you are spot on thank you.

Keith
Title: Re: James Noel Francis - Guardsman
Post by: liver007 on Friday 07 December 18 13:16 GMT (UK)


Duplicate thread -

https://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=804639.new#new

Sandra


Sorry Sandra there has been a cross over


Keith